KNTV Adds Sergio Quintana To Reporter Ranks
NBC-owned KNTV San Francisco (DMA 6) has hired Sergio Quintana as a reporter, effective immediately.
Quintana’s general assignment news coverage will air during KNTV’s weeknight and weekend evening newscasts. He’ll make his first on-air debut on Saturday, May 13.
Quintana joins KNTV after working as a reporter for both KTVU and KGO-TV in the market for several years. Before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, he worked for WNCN Raleigh, N.C., and KFWB-AM Los Angeles. Quintana also worked as a freelance reporter for NPR and Al Jazeera English.
He started his career at KOAT Albuquerque, N.M.
Quintana has more than 15 years of experience in local broadcasting. He was the only Bay Area reporter on the ground in Nepal during a massive 7.2 aftershock that rattled the small country in 2015. He was part of the KTVU news team that earned a 2010 Peabody Award for a police story at the Bay Area Rapid Transit system’s Fruitvale Station. He has also been recognized with other journalism honors including two Golden Mic awards from Los Angeles Radio TV News Association.
Quintana is a member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and served on the executive board of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.